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Our research encompasses clinical trials of new therapies, biomarker discovery, genomic studies to discover genes that modify the course of Gaucher disease and animal models to decipher disease mechanisms such as those underlying bone involvement.

  • IACUC PROTOCOL NUMBER: 2010-10872: Animal Models of Gaucher Disease
  • Yale Center of Excellence in Clinical Translational Research in Gaucher Disease: Aims are to use biomarkers and genomic expression profiles to stratify patients by severity and response to therapy.
  • “The Natural History of Type 1 Gaucher Disease, Impact of Modifier Genes and Enzyme Replacement Therapy with Imiglucerase” HIC Protocol #: 0209021074

International Gaucher ICGG Registry:

HIC Protocol #: 1203009814
Study Title: The Rare Diseases Registry Program, including but not limited to, Gaucher, Fabry, MPS I, and Pompe Diseases Committee Action Expedited Approval

HIC Protocol #: 1005006738
Study Title: Biomarker Discovery and Validation in Gaucher Disease

HIC Protocol #: 0908005626
Study Title: A Multicenter Open-Label Treatment Protocol to Observe the Safety of Gene-Activated® Human Glucocerebrosidase (GA-GCB, Velaglucerase alfa) Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Newly Diagnosed or Previously Treated (with Imiglucerase) Patients with Type 1 Gaucher Disease